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Communicating Your Story Effectively: Essential Ingredients to Engage the Culture with Shirin Taber and Kathleen Cooke – Webinar
May 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm PST
Communicating Your Story Effectively – Essential Ingredients to Engage the Culture
How do we navigate gender equality, displaced people, and conflict resolution when beliefs collide globally? Are there ways to use media effectively bring solutions? Our U.S laws tell us that we have the right to freedom of thought, conscience, and religion. But many are denied jobs, living conditions, and social freedoms because of their spiritual faith and gender in global countries. Shirin Taber, director of Empower Women Media, will share her journey and global perspective with Influence Women host, Kathleen Cooke on May 8th for this informative Influence Webinar. Join the discussion on May 8th, 7:30 PST on how media, entertainment, art, and leadership can play a significant role in communicating and promoting religious and gender recognition and rights.
Shirin Taber is Iranian-American and directs Empower Women Media. She is the author of Muslims Next Door and the co-author of Islam and North America. With a background in media cross-cultural training, Shirin assists multiple organizations with faith-based initiatives. The Los Angeles Times, Seattle Times, Detroit Free Press, NYTimes.com, Christianity Today and Jerusalem Post have featured her work among Muslims and Christian advocates alike. Shirin is passionate about educating audiences about the benefits of religious freedom to build thriving societies in the Middle East. She leads annual media training fellowship, a women’s film festival, an online religious freedom eCourse, Live What You Believe.. Additionally, Shirin directs annual leadership events among government, business, academic , media, NGO and faith leaders to promote women’s empowerment and religious liberty. She is a graduate of the University of Washington, has two masters degrees in inter-cultural studies, and speaks English, Farsi and French. www.empowerwomen.media